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Also found in:ThesaurusMedicalLegalFinancialAcronymsEncyclopediaWikipedia.(rss, r-ss)A temporary cessation of the customary activities of an engagement, occupation, or pursuit:The chairman of the committee called for a recess until Thursday.A period in the school day during which students are given time to play or relax.A remote, secret, or secluded place:a bird that lives deep in the recesses of the forest.Dirt accumulated in the recesses of the statue.The committee chair recessed the hearings.The investigators recessed for lunch.a space, such as a niche or alcove, set back or indenteda cessation of business, such as the closure of Parliament during a vacationa small cavity or depression in a bodily organ, part, or structurea break between classes at a schoolto place or set (something) in a recess(Building) to build a recess or recesses in (a wall, building, etc)(rss, ri ss)

n.1.a temporary withdrawal or cessation from the usual work or activity; break.2.a period of such withdrawal:a five-minute recess.3.a receding part or space, as an alcove in a room.4.an indentation, as in a coastline or a hill.5.recesses,a secluded or inner area or part:in the recesses of the palace.v.t.6.to place or set in a recess.7.to set or form as or like a recess:to recess a wall.8.to suspend or defer for a recess:to recess the Senate.v.i.9.to take a recess.[151020; Latinrecessusa withdrawal, receding part =recd(ere)torecede1+-tussuffix of v. action]recess

A period during the school day when there are no classes.

– a state of abeyance or suspended business

abeyancesuspension- temporary cessation or suspension

pharyngeal recess- a small recess in the wall of the pharynx

concave shapeconcavityincurvationincurvature- a shape that curves or bends inward

– an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)

body of waterwater- the part of the earths surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); they invaded our territorial waters; they were sitting by the waters edge

fiordfjord- a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway

lake- a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land

loch- a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)

sea- a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land

– an enclosure that is set back or indented

alcovebay- a small recess opening off a larger room

apseapsis- a domed or vaulted recess or projection on a building especially the east end of a church; usually contains the altar

cinerariumcolumbarium- a niche for a funeral urn containing the ashes of the cremated dead

enclosure- a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose

fireplacehearthopen fireplace- an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built; the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it; he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it; the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires

mihrab- (Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca

– a pause from doing something (as work); we took a 10-minute break; he took time out to recuperate

spring break- a week or more of recess during the spring term at school

layplaceputsetpositionpose- put into a certain place or abstract location; Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

– make a recess in; recess the piece of wood

indent- notch the edge of or make jagged

– close at the end of a session; The court adjourned

endceaseterminatefinishstop- have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed; Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other; My property ends by the bushes; The symphony ends in a pianissimo

breakrestholidayclosureintervalvacationrespiteintermission,

Parliament returns to work today after its summer recess.

alcovecornerbaydepressionhollownichecavitynookorielindentation

a discreet recess next to a fireplace

depthsreachesheartretreatsbowelsinnards

He emerged from the dark recesses of the garage.

adjournbreakstoptake a breaktake a recess,

The hearings have now recessed for dinner.

A pause or interval, as from work or duty:

breakintermissionrespiteresttime-out.

To interrupt regular activity for a short period:

take a break, take a breather,take five.

parliament is in recesslaestsuspendida2.(Archit) huecom,nichom3.(=secret place) escondrijom(fig) la

in the recesses of his mindde sumente, ende sumenteB.VI(US) (Jur, Parl) prorrogarse, suspenderse lasesinrecess[riss rss]n(in room)renfoncementm;(for bed)alcôvef(=holiday) [parliament, courts] vacancesfpl

to be in recess treen vacances(=short break) pausef;(in court hearing)suspensionfdaudience;(at school)rcrationfrecessesnpl[room, cave] recoinsmpl

the deep recesses of ones mind lesrecoinsles plusobscursde sonespritrecessn(= cessation)(of Parliament)(Sitzungs)pausef;(of law courts)Ferienpl; (US Sch) Pausef(= alcove)Nischef(= secret place)Winkelm;in the (deepest)recesses of his mindin den(tiefsten)TiefenseinesGeistesvt(= set back)in eine/die;cupboard, cookereinbauen;windowsvertiefen;lightingversenken;(= make a recess in)wall etceinein(+acc), vertiefenrecess[rss]na.(Law, Parliament) (cessation of business) feriefpl,vacanza(Am) (Law) (short break) sospensionef(Scol) (esp Am) intervallob.(for bed) rientranza; (for statue) nicchia(fig) (of mind) recessorecess(riˈses) , ()noun1.a part of a room set back from the main part; an alcove.We can put the dining-table in that recess.hoekieكُوَّهrecantovýklenek, alkovnadie Nischeindhak; alkoveήόhueconichoniššفرورفتگی؛ گوشهsyvennysrecoinalcôveגומחהविश्रामudubina u ziduzugruangan kecil(t)skotrientranzanicchia후미진 곳atoki vieta, alkovakluss strtis; nišaceruknisnisjealkovealkowawnękaتفريح، هواخوارى، ساتيرى، چكر، رخصتى، دريدنه (توقف)، خلوت، ګوښه، كونج، تاق، محراب، تاق جوړول، په خلوت كى اوسيدل، تفريح كول، دريدل، (توقف كولrecantonişă; alcovvýklenok, alkova, zkutienišanišanisch, alkovส่วนที่มีไว้สำหรับพักผ่อนgiriş, nişі; گوشہhốc tường2.the time during which Parliament or the law-courts do not work.Parliament is in recess.resesعُطْلَة البَرْلَمانfrias parlamentaresmezidobdie Ferien (pl.)pause; ferieή ώ ς ής ή ίsuspensinpuhkusتعطیلاتlomaintersessionפגרהकाल जिसके दौरान संसद या अदालतें कार्य नहीं करतींprekid zbog odmorasznet (törvnyhoz testletnl stb.)resesþinghl/-leyfi, rttarhl(breve sospensione)(법정, 의회 등의) 휴회 기간atostogos(parlament u.tml.) prtraukums; brvdienasrehatrecesparlamentsferieferieهواخوارىfrias parlamentaresva­­canţă (parlamentară)przdninyprekinitev (dela)privremeni odmorsemester, sommaravbrottช่วงการหยุดพักของศาลหรือสภาtatil іوقفہgiờ giải lao3.(American) a short period of free time between school classes.pouseفُرْصَة بين دَرْسَيْنintervalopřestvkadie Pausefrikvarterάrecreovahetund, vaheaegزنگ تفریحvälituntircrationהפסקהस्कूल की क्लासों के बीच का छोटा सा कालškolski odmor, praznicisznetistirahatfrmnturintervalloricreazione(학교의) 식 시간pertraukabrvlaikswaktu rehatpauzefriminutt/-kvarterprzerwa międzysemestralnaد تفریح زنګintervalopauzăprzdninyodmorpauzarastช่วงเวลาหยุดพักระหว่างวิชาteneffs іاسکول کا خالی وقفہgiờ ra chơirecessn.suspensin; cavidad, espacio vaco.

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Immediately after this clause follows another in these words: The President shall have power to fill up all VACANCIES that may happen DURING THE

OF THE SENATE, by granting commissions which shall EXPIRE AT THE END OF THEIR NEXT SESSION.

Within the wall thus exposed by the displacing of the bones, we perceived a still interior

, in depth about four feet in width three, in height six or seven.

Its nothing but limes now, for everyone is sucking them in their desks in schooltime, and trading them off for pencils, bead rings, paper dolls, or something else, at

on our right hand, beyond which I dimly discerned a broad flight of oaken stairs.

are curtains of an exceedingly rich crimson silk, fringed with a deep network of gold, and lined with silver tissue, which is the material of the exterior blind.

When we had watched long enough to see that Jake was getting along all right and working his signs very good, we loafed along again, allowing to strike the schoolhouse about

time, which was a three-mile tramp.

near the book-ease, reading, not for the first time, the Midsummer Nights Dream.

At this moment a distant noise of barking and growling, which the traveller had for some time heard, became extremely loud and furious, and made the knight suppose that the hermit, alarmed by his threat of making forcible entry, had called the dogs who made this clamour to aid him in his defence, out of some inner

As if planted on purpose for him, there soon appeared a little tuft of maples, with a delightful

in the midst, and such a fresh bubbling spring that it seemed never to have sparkled for any wayfarer but David Swan.

of the rock, gazing on this wonderful and stupendous scene.

beneath the counter in which his flock mattress was thrust, looked like a grave.

Then slowly they retreated but this time with a strange grating sound and finally they disappeared in some black and distant

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